Genie - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒiːni|  American pronunciation of the word genie
Brit.  |ˈdʒiːni|  British pronunciation of the word genie

noun

- (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals (syn: djinn, djinni, djinny, jinnee, jinni)

Examples

He rubbed the magic lamp to summon the genie.

The genie will grant you three wishes.

Word forms

noun
singular: genie
plural: genies
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